Public Unemployment Insurance Fund of the Canton of Basel-Stadt (OeAK)

The Public Unemployment Insurance Fund assesses claims and disburses unemployment insurance benefits in the Canton of Basel-Stadt.

As a service provider of the Office of Economy and Employment of the Canton of Basel-Stadt, the Public Unemployment Insurance Fund works closely with the Regional Employment Centres (RAV) and maintains steady contact with other social insurance schemes.

If you become unemployed, you have a choice between several unemployment insurance funds. In the Canton of Basel-Stadt, the Public Unemployment Insurance Fund has the highest market share. When you register as unemployed, you choose your unemployment insurance fund at the same time.

The OeAK fulfils the following responsibilities on behalf of employees:

On behalf of employers, the OeAK assesses submitted applications for reduced working hours and bad weather compensation.

The Public Unemployment Insurance Fund of the Canton of Basel-Stadt is a member of the Swiss Association of Public Unemployment Insurance Funds and is managed by Silvia Roth.

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Contacts

Unemployment benefit

If you are registered with the OeAK and have any questions, please contact the administrator in charge of your case:

List of administrators and responsibilities (PDF, 47 KB)

If you are not registered with the OeAK and have any questions, please contact:

  • Doris Brunner, ALE Team Manager
    Phone +41 61 267 51 06
    E-mail: doris.brunner@bs.ch
  • Arton Faziliji, ALE Team Manager
    Phone +41 61 267 51 42
    E-mail: arton.fazliji@bs.ch
  • Catherine Noth, ALE Team Manager
    Phone +41 61 267 51 34
    E-mail: catherine.noth@bs.ch

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Reduced working hour, bad weather and insolvency compensation

If you have any questions regarding the above benefits, please contact:

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Forms PD U1

If you have any questions regarding the above certifications, please contact one of the responsible administrators:

  • Phone +41 61 267 51 15
    E-mail: oeak.awa@bs.ch
  • Markus Gerber, Team manager SC
    Phone +41 61 267 51 58
    E-mail: markus.gerber@bs.ch

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Head of Department

  • Silvia Roth
    Phone +41 61 267 51 27
    E-mail: silvia.roth@bs.ch